Developing research, policy and practice in palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities will benefit everyone.

Abstract

People with intellectual disabilities are a sizeable minority group, making up approximately 2% of the population. They need specific attention when they reach the end of life. While many of the palliative care needs of people with intellectual disabilities may be no different from those of the general population, they often present with unique issues… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0269216316648610

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@article{TuffreyWijne2016DevelopingRP, title={Developing research, policy and practice in palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities will benefit everyone.}, author={Irene Tuffrey-Wijne and Leopold Curfs and Luc H J Deliens}, journal={Palliative medicine}, year={2016}, volume={30 7}, pages={613-5} }